Travels in Andalucía with Mom and Dad: Cádiz & Arcos de la Frontera April 18th 2010 ¡Saludos a todos!
In Spain, Easter is celebrated for an entire week, beginning with Palm Sunday and ending with Easter Sunday, known as Semana Santa, or Holy Week. In Castilla y León this year school kids and teachers had off Thursday and Friday of Semana Santa and the whole entire following week (so from Thursday, April 1st through Sunday, April 11th.) Mom and Dad came to visit me in Spain ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Cádiz Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more